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Butterworth: Raja Uda Pre-Chinese New Year Celebration

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Butterworth: Raja Uda Chinese New Year Decoration

Lanterns adorning the entire stretch of Raja Uda road in Butterworth, Penang.

Happy Chinese New Year!

Penang Street Art (Nafir’s Butterfly Art Mural)

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Located nearby the large art mural of Sabek in Raja Uda Road in Butterworth, this large patternal mural was painted by an Iranian street artist who goes by the name Nafir. This beautiful art work features a ‘3D’ butterfly amidst the elaborate pattern. It was also painted in conjunction with the Urban Xchange street art festival 2015 held in Penang.

For this street art location, please click HERE.

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Penang Street Art (Sabek’s Art Mural)

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This large wall art mural was painted by Sabek, a Spanish artist who came to Penang again, this time for the Urban Xchange 2015 street art festival in Penang. This new mural was painted to replace the original mural which was also done by Sabek. This mural can be found at Jalan Raja Uda (or Raja Uda Road) in Butterworth, Penang.

For this street art location, please click HERE.

Penang Street Art Map (Part 12 – Raja Uda Street Art Murals)

UPDATED – November 2015.

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You may click the image above for a larger size and clearer view.

The area map of Raja Uda Road (or Jalan Raja Uda). Raja Uda is one of the major roads of Butterworth, Penang and is popular for the many eateries, shops and houses lining along the long road.

Recently, the road is also the host to several large street art murals;

Giant Abstract Mural by Sabek

Abstract Patterned Butterfly by Nafir

The Man and the Turtles by Martin Ron.

For other street art locations, please click HERE.

Butterworth: Raja Uda Street View

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Raja Uda Road is one of the major roads of Butterworth, Penang and is popular for the many eateries, shops and houses lining along the long road. This long road was named after the Raja Tun Sir Uda Al-Haj bin Raja Muhammad, a Selangor sultanate royal member who reportedly served as the first post-independence Governor of Penang, from 31 August 1957 until 30 August 1967.

Penang Street Art (Raja Uda Giant Mural by Martin Ron)

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Another giant mural found in Raja Uda, Butterworth. This mural was painted by Martin Ron in May and depicts a man (a friend of the artist) seated with turtles floating around. Located behind a row of shoplots across the road from Sabek’s mural, this giant mural was also drawn in conjunction with the Different Strokes street art exhibition.

For its location, please go here; Raja Uda Street Art Murals Location Map.

Penang Street Art (Raja Uda Giant Mural by Sabek)

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This rather large abstract mural was painted by Sabek, a Spanish artist during the Different Strokes street art exhibition period. It can be easily seen at the side wall of a shop facing the main road of Raja Uda, Butterworth. Jalan Raja Uda (or Raja Uda Road) is one of the main roads in Butterworth.

For its location, please go here; Raja Uda Street Art Murals Location Map.

Penang Mainland: Temple of the Nine Emperor Gods

The Tow Boo Kong temple is a temple worshiping the Nine Emperors Gods which is located at Raja Uda, Butterworth, Penang. The remarkably distinctive temple is a beautiful sight as the temple is intricately adorned with mythical Chinese carvings outside and within the temple courtyard.

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